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Dr. Pnina Dan - CEO

 

Dr. Dan holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Weizman Institute of Science. She served as a post doctoral fellow at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA. Before founding the company, Dr. Dan served as an R&D manager - responsible on development of a new rechargeable Li power source at Tadiran Batteries Ltd. For her achievements in this field she was awarded as the "Career Woman of the year" by Globes, the most popular economic newspaper in Israel. Dr. Dan also served as business development of the new developed products. She is an expert in initializing and developing multidisciplinary R&D projects, with most of the expertise in EU funded projects. Furthermore, she gained valuble experience in managing these projects during their implementation. Dr. Dan often serves as an evaluator of projects for the EC.

In 2000, Dr. Dan founded OSM-DAN Ltd. Her experience in the EC RTD programmers from 1996' as a researcher, Coordinator and Evaluator, adding to her expertise in R&D parasitized in both industrial and research institutes, is a great asset to the company and its success.



Aharon Dan - CFO

 

Mr. Aharon Dan is a graduate in Economy from the Hebrew University. Before co-founding OSM-DAN Ltd. he served as a financial manager at Bank Hapoalim and as a treasurer at El-Op. Mr. Dan is the Financial and Contractual Manager of OSM-DAN Ltd. He is responsible for the financial part of the EC funded projects.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Masha Dobkin-Bekman - R&D Programmes Director

 

Dr. Dobkin is a PhD with over 10 years of biological research experience in the fields of molecular biology, cell signalling and neuroendocrinology. She earned her PhD from the Tel- Aviv University, Israel and served as research associate at the Biochemistry Department at the Tel- Aviv University. Dr. Dobkin has an experience of working at R&D department of a pharmaceutical company Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Her experience in academic writing, peer reviewed scientific papers and grants applications, add value to her position as an R&D Programmes Director at OSM-Dan Ltd.

 



Dr. David Dangoor - R&D Programmes Director

 

Dr. Dangoor earned his Ph.D at the Weizmann institute of Science studying peptides biology. David completed his Bachelors degree in Pharmaceutical science in the Hebrew University. He than performed his pharmacy internship studying the quality control of drugs in the ministry of health in Israel. David continued his studies towards an  M.Sc. degree in the Hebrew University  developing drug loaded nanoparticles to treat restenosis. David did his postdoctoral training in the University of California, San Diego studying siRNa delivery systems and interferon signaling. Dr. Dangoor multi-disciplinary scientific career enables him to have an added value in themes of therapeutic interventions, drug delivery systems, biochemistry and biology.




Dr. Tali Wohlafarth-Dror

 

Dr. Wohlafarth-Dror has recently joined OSM-DAN as R&D Programmes Director.
Ltd.Dr. Dror worked as Project Manager in the R&D department of a biotechnological company Enzymotec
Biophysics Department at the Technion.She did her PhD in the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and did her postdoctoral training in the
experience in the molecular biology, biotechnology processes and gene regulatory networks.Dr. Tali Wohlafarth-Dror is a PhD in Biotechnology. She has over 10 years of biological research


 


Gila Yagur - Administrative Manager

 

During her many years at the Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the leading research Institutes in Israel, Gila has accumulated experience in preparing English-language scientific material for publication. She also was responsible on the hosting programs, organization scientific seminars and meetings, local and international. During the last 15 years, she planned and oversaw events and meetings the Weizmann Board of Governors, International Leadership meetings, fund raising and donor related activities. Gila was in charge of the hosting programs for visiting donors, dignitaries including events on and off-campus.

Gila joined OSM-DAN in July 2005 where she is in charge of the administrative issues of the projects managed by the company and of the organization of training and education activities and events.